Riverhead Senior High School

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700 Harrison Ave

Riverhead, NY 11901

(631) 369-6723

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,469

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Riverhead Senior High School

When we move out to Riverhead we had concerns simply based on what other people were telling us. What we found and have experieced is the complete opposite! The Riverhead District is by far one of the best on the east end. The smaller districts don't compare with the programs that are offered. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/28/13

My kids love thier schools and teachers. The Riverhead District is negatively perceived by folks outside the town who know very little about the town and District. The facts are the district has great programs in both sports and academics. Our student population is a class act where most excell in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/12

it may have a bad rep. but this school will give ur students the best education. ap and honors, latin and ancent greek as well as some of the best sport teams in ny

Posted by a parent on 12/31/09

I went to this school, have lived in this town most of my life, and am happy to send my children to this district. Other local school districts are constantly taking aim at Riverhead and often it's unjustified. Yes, there are problems in Riverhead, but there are problems in other school district as well. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/09

Riverhead does have a bad reputation according to some people, but the truth is they have no idea what theyre talking about. Yes, RHS has its ups and downs but what school doesnt? Lets face it there's no perfect town or school. Some schools are just better in certain things. For example, We might not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/09

I really hate the reputation Riverhead gets among other schools. We have a lot of problem areas to be certain (five assistant principals and an overbearing administration), but there are wonderful things about Riverhead too. Our music and theater program is great, our Latin program is well known (to ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/15/07

School is what parents and the children put into it. My one son quit school, two others have had straight A's from kindergarten to present one just graduated and hopes to be a teacher in Riverhead in 4 years. Another is just starting. The teachers have always been involved and willing to assist the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/21/07

They put in 200 cameras .the kids can't be kids,and are constantly watched from every angleyou can think of.the teachers are great and have been without a contract for over a year. I'm not happy with the school. Neither are my kids,its school not jail!

Posted by a parent on 07/24/06

Wonderfully inovative, well managed and diverse school with a dedicated and well educated faculty.

Posted by a parent on 04/21/06

I was very happy with my education from Riverhead, I feel the curriculum was not only challenging but very diverse for all educational levels, even offering alternative occupational courses rather than standard academics. I was very priveleged to have been taught by some of the greatest teachers within ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/20/06

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Test scores for Riverhead Senior High School

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Riverhead Senior High School
Riverhead Central School District
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Riverhead schools — Riverhead Senior High School is located at 700 Harrison Ave, Riverhead NY 11901. 700 Harrison Ave is in the 11901 ZIP code in Riverhead, NY The school district for Riverhead Senior High School is the Riverhead Central School District. Riverhead Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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